Archive for December, 2011

This article felt like Christmas to me. From 12/18/09 by Rumpus founder/memoirist/film director Stephen Elliott. Advertisements


Here’s a cool article from Courtney Maum in Tin House about why we writers should always go to readings as much as we can. Six reasons. The main one: It makes our own writing better. And, there’s a list of Maum’s favorite New York City readings highlighted at the end. Solid.


Open Culture posted these videos from the John Coltrane quartet’s only live performance of A Love Supreme, ever, in Antibes, France, 1965. You can hear the full recording of it on the deluxe reissue of A Love Supreme. The whole second disc is devoted to it, and it’s totally worth a listen. It’ll take you […]


The December issue of Gently Read Literature is here, and I’ve got a review of Phillip Sterling’s short story collection in there.